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According to the NYPD, Khari Covington, 29, a Brooklyn resident, has been accused of assaulting nine different women since August, seven of them on the subway. Police said the attacks took place in the East Williamsburg neighborhood, close to the homeless shelter where he lived.
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He is 29 years old.
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Police said a woman in her 20s or 30s was punched in the head in each of the attacks.
Manal Guennad, 26, one of the victims, told the WABC that he was at the Morgan Street subway station around 9pm on Saturday. When Covington started pushing him against the wall and hitting him in the head.
Guennad said he heard a man attacking women at the station and realized it was Covington as he was heading towards him.
“My first thought was’ Oh my God, this was it,” he said.
Guennad said he heard police officers scream for help at the station, but Covington fled when they got to him.
Another victim, Bianca Fortis, told WABC she hoped Covington “would get whatever help she needed”. He said he had bruises, swelling and cuts on his face due to the attack.
Covington is also suspected of being responsible for the attack on a 27-year-old woman who was punched and drowned at the Sunflower Glass Company Smoke Shop in Bushwick, WABC reports.
A NYPD spokesperson told ABC News that Covington was charged Tuesday with eight attacks and one attempted theft as a hate crime.
He had previously been charged with robbery in 2013 and 2015.
It was unclear if Covington had a lawyer.